Entries by Zah Azmi

Avocados & Bentleys

There has been some red-hot media attention on housing affordability lately. Surging property prices in our capital cities such as Sydney and Melbourne are making it increasingly difficult for first home buyers to enter the property market. Our generation are constantly told to be frugal with their spending, as every last dollar needs to go […]

Motivation vs Discipline

Everybody needs motivation. From having an ambition of striving to be the richest entrepreneur this planet has ever seen, to losing those extra few kilos of body fat that were gained over the festive season. Motivation is what is needed to help us take that first step. It is the burning desire within us that […]

Riches Through Property

Rich Dad Poor Dad is a 1997 book written by Robert Kiyosaki. It advocates the importance of financial independence and building wealth through real estate investing, starting and owning businesses, as well as increasing one’s financial intelligence to improve one’s business and financial aptitude. The book is largely based on Kiyosaki’s childhood upbringing and education […]


Rentvesting has been a word that has popped up a lot in recent times due to the sky-rocketing housing prices, especially in Sydney. It’s definition is, “The process of renting where you want to live while owning a property where you want to invest”. The term has been around for quite some time now but […]

Property Mentor

Everyone tends to have a different perspective towards what a mentor actually is. According to some, mentors should be a guide who assists you when you need it, while others are of the view that a mentor does all the work for them. Alternatively, some people think that a mentor tells them what to do […]

Monopoly Advantage

Monopoly has been a family favourite board game representing core principles in property investing for over 100 years. Anyone can pretend to be a high flying property tycoon while having fun playing the game. The famous board game can offer plenty of financial education and lessons that can be applied to everyday property investment. Below […]

8 Investment Mistakes

It is an unfortunate fact that many property investors stop after buying one property, because that one-time purchase proved unsuccessful in the current real estate market. This is far too common as many investors fail to prepare and plan for probably the biggest financial decision of their lives. The following are 10 common mistakes made […]

Location, Location!

We have all heard the phrase location, location, location! But how many property investors really take this into consideration? With many so called property gurus and experts out there promoting the next “boom area” or “hot spot”, it is hard to determine who actually has the crystal ball to see into the future. Becoming educated […]

Location: Merewether

Merewether – The “Bondi” Of Newcastle Properties that are close to the beaches and waterfront will generally be tipped to grow in capital value. Most notably, Merewether, in Newcastle’s Eastern Suburbs has experienced unbelievable growth in the past 12 months. According to RP Data capital growth of the median house prices were up by a […]

Expectation vs Appreciation

Housing affordability has been a red hot topic of conversation lately, due to the sky rocketing prices in the Sydney property market. We are seeing a lot of opinions for solutions to tackle the housing affordability issue however we are also hearing a lot of whinging and whining. The expectation that we should all be […]